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10" high x 3.5" wide x 3.5" deep
This rattle has been vetted as authentic, with signs of use and age.
We put some removable bumpers on the bottom so it would stand straight.
Rattles are among the art forms in Africa, used both as a musical instrument and as a work of sculpture significant in many religious and secular ceremonial functions, including dance and other rituals. All are functional, exhibit excellent basketry and come from the Bamileke area of Cameroon.
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